A riveting memoir of the Great War from a uniquely African perspective.The author helped suppress a rebellion in South Africa, defeat German WestAfrica, fight in German East Africa, and fight in France, where he commandeda Scottish battalion at the end of the war.King George V told the author in later years that he kept this book at hisbedside in Windsor Castle....
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Publication Date: April 25, 2012
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I finished this book on the 100th anniversary of the start of the battle of the Somme. Reitz fought against the British in the is Boer War but joined the British Army late in 1916 and rose to command a regiment, serving through early 1919. His acc...